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Posted on: Oct 27, 2010 11:35AM

Posted on: Oct 27, 2010 11:35AM

lago wrote:

Steep out-of-pocket drug costs? Nonprofit can help
Chicago Tribune
By Kate Santich, Orlando Sentinel
11:39 p.m. CDT, October 21, 2010

…Early this year, Hensley, 45, and business partner Jeff Spafford, 44, launched The Assistance Fund, a national charity that covers pricey prescription-drug costs for those who have insurance but can't afford their co-pay, the portion of the cost they must cover themselves. In many cases, those co-pays run from several hundred to several thousand dollars per month.

While drug companies typically have their own patient-assistance programs for the uninsured, options for the insured are more limited… Full article link below

www.chicagotribune.com/health/... 

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